Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and writer Daniel Alarcón, the host and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, tell the story of a poet who changes Santiago, Chile, with building poems.
Texas BBQ man Clyde Biggins talks about slow roasting in brisket – even in prison.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
Dick speaks with MacArthur fellow Claire Chase about her passion to push the flute beyond traditional notes.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
Dick speaks with photographer Wendy Ewald, who has been photographing communities for decades.
Writer Jon Carroll talks with his daughter about her passion for the trapeze - while she's up in the air.
A profile of country rocker Tift Merritt in her own words.
Ahead of this weekend’s presidential elections in Mexico, Dick speaks with a college student who helped spark a movement of thousands called #yosoy132.
French composer Stephane Wrembel on his hero, Django Reinhardt.
Phoebe Judge talks with writer Edward Hoagland, the novelist and essayist noted especially for his writings about nature and wildlife.
WBEZ and the Center for Public Integrity investigate the case of Carlos Centeno, a worker who was burned by water and chemicals at a factory.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks with novelist T. Geronimo Johnson about his sprawling debut "Hold It ’Til It Hurts."
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